Japanese History 1800 - 1900 Analytical Essay by Master Researcher

Japanese History 1800 - 1900
A discussion of Natsume Soseki's novels which focus on Japanese history during the era of Emperor Meiji.
# 89213 | 2,250 words | 2 sources | 2006 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2006 in Asian Studies (East Asian Cultures) , History (Asian) , English (Analysis)

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This paper discusses the novels of prolific Japanese author Natsume Soseki, which offer an interesting expose into life during the era of Emperor Meiji ,as well as a first hand account of the education system of that time. The paper summarizes the information that Soseki provides about Emperor Meiji and the reforms he implemented, which emphasized both nationalism and the integration of foreign ideals. The paper also points out that Soseki's novels reveal that, though change was afoot in Tokyo and intellectual thought was advancing, many of the traditional Japanese ideals still held fast amongst city and country folk alike.

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